Leantime named one of NC’s Top 10 Tech Startups to Watch by NC TECH

Leantime: Top 10 Tech Startup to Watch by NC TECH

Charlotte, N.C. (13 September, 2023) – Leantime has been named one of NC’s Top 10 Tech Startups to Watch.

The NC TECH Awards is North Carolina’s only statewide technology awards program that recognizes innovation, growth and leadership in the tech sector and is presented by the NC TECH (North Carolina Technology Association).  

Leantime is an open source project management system that people actually want to use. By using AI to promote user engagement and science based features to promote intrinsic motivation, Leantime is taking a human and goals first approach to project management by focusing on the full human work experience.

“For over 20 years, NC TECH has celebrated companies, organizations and individuals for outstanding
achievement at the NC TECH Awards. As a finalist this year, Leantime has distinguished
itself as one of the state’s innovative and emergent leaders,” stated Brooks Raiford, NC TECH’s President and

“We’re so honored to be a part of this list and to represent the Charlotte area,” said Gloria Folaron, the CEO.

The official finalists and winners list is available on the NC Tech website.

NC TECH is a not-for-profit, membership-driven trade association and the primary voice of the technology
industry in North Carolina. NC TECH’s mission is to foster growth and champion innovation in North Carolina’s
tech sector, while providing a voice for the tech community. NC TECH’s membership includes 600 member
companies, organizations and institutions employing more than 200,000 workers in North Carolina. Visit for more

NC TECH Media Contact: 
Rachel Kennedy

Gloria Folaron is the CEO and founder of Leantime. A Nurse first, she describes herself as an original non-project manager. Being diagnosed with ADHD later in life, she has hands on experience in navigating the world of project and product management and staying organized with ADHD.

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